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3 Simple Things You Can Do To Have A Great Thanksgiving

Everymoment.jpg“Every moment you get is a gift. Why waste it by dwelling on things that make you unhappy. Spend it doing the things you love and be with the people you enjoy.”

Have you always had great Thanksgiving days? I was thinking about some of my past Thanksgivings and I realized I didn’t always do Thanksgiving “the right way”. It’s not that I didn’t enjoy the day and feel grateful for all my family and friends.

But, there were so many years I wasn’t taking full advantage of enjoying and experiencing the day because I was distracted by many of the thoughts running through my mind.

Sometimes I would be thinking about why people did or said certain things …

“Why did she say that to me? Did I do something wrong?”

“Why does he always do that? It is so rude.”

Other times I would be thinking or worrying about things that had nothing to do with Thanksgiving day.

“What if things keep getting worse at work?”

“I don’t know if things are ever going to work out.”

Have you ever noticed all the thoughts that can recycle through your mind over and over again and take your attention away from enjoying and experiencing the moment in front of you? A lot of times you may not even realize how much your mind is wandering and how all your worrying, thinking, and mental complaining is affecting how you feel. That was the trap I was falling into and not even really realizing it.

But, I finally figured out there is a better way to move through the day … a much much better way.

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One Simple Daily Ritual To Feel Good & Create The Future You Want

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“Just because we’re in a stressful situation doesn’t mean that we have to get stressed out. You may be in the storm. The key is, don’t let the storm get in you.” -Osteen

It really is easy to fall into the trap of worrying and getting all worked up when it feels like things are going wrong. I know I have fallen into that trap far too many times.

It can be so hard when something you’re hoping for doesn’t happen or when it feels like things are never going to fall into place. The backside of the Possibility Spiral can push and test our limits.

But, do you want to know one of the most important things I realized?

No matter what’s going on around you or how challenging things seem at times, if you can just settle your mind and live from your Extraordinary Side  for as many moments of the day as possible, you can maintain the ideal mindset, feel good, and continually take the right steps forward. As time passes, you work through your challenges one by one and things slowly but surely smooth out.

So, whatever you’re working through Today or waiting on to fall into place…Remind yourself of this Truth. The day is coming when you will look back on all that you’ve gone through and let out a sigh of relief because you did it. You made it and finally got to where you wanted to be. Life rearranged perfectly.

But, in order for more and more things to fall into place, it is important to not waste your minutes during the day worrying, getting upset or focusing on the wrong things. [Read more…]

One Simple Thing To Do Today To Relax And Help Things Fall Into Place

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What a year it has been!

Is it just me, or has this year been jam packed with challenges? I know I’ve said this before but I have to say it again because this year has been crazy. It’s felt like there has been one problem after another and so much to deal with. Has it been the same for you?

Well, if it has, then you’ll probably appreciate hearing something I reminded myself of the other day. It’s a simple reminder, but a really important one …

Remember How Far You’ve Come

When you’ve been pushing forward for a long time, it’s important to have “reality checks” with yourself. You’ve got to take time to remember how far you’ve come because the Chief Negativity Officer in our mind is notorious for overlooking progress.

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14 Things That Are Okay to Do (Even If Other People Tell You They Are Wrong)

Bewhoyouare.030“Be who you are and your life will transform forever.” Deepak Chopra

Have you ever noticed how easy it is to fall into the trap of doubting or questioning your desires and the things you want for your life? I can’t even begin to count the number of times I discounted what I truly wanted and convinced myself what I wanted wasn’t realistic or wasn’t going to happen.

But, you live and you learn. And, now I know better.

It’s not that I don’t still have doubts at times, but I know those doubts are the voice of my Chief Negativity Officer trying to convince me of something that is simply not true. So, instead of listening to the voice of my Chief Negativity Officer, I choose instead to listen to my intuition and move in the direction of my true desires.

One of the most important lessons I have learned is that your desires are not something you should discount or not act on because they are actually pointing you in the direction that your life is meant to grow.

I am not talking about the fleeting desires or impulses that fade away, but rather those genuine desires that you can feel deep down are right. When it comes to those desires, there is a reason – a very good reason- why they continue to surface in your mind and you feel drawn to them.

It’s your intuition doing its best to get your attention and assure you that you can trust the direction its pointing you in. You are meant to listen and do what you know deep down feels right.

So, from time to time, I update my list of things that are okay for me to do, even though my Chief Negativity Officer or other people may suggest otherwise. If you don’t have a list like this, I would recommend making one. It just helps you stay true to yourself and the things you genuinely desire for your life.

Also, the latest Possibility of Today podcast is all about the things you can do today to follow through on your desires. You can Click Here to listen to it.

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